THE Education Secretary has admitted mistakes were made in introducing new exams in schools, but has refused to apologise.
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PUPILS who sat controversial new school exams earlier this year faced a "relentless" and "overwhelming" workload, a national parents' group has said.
IN August 2012, the Scottish Government announced a "minimum income guarantee" for students from the poorest households.
THE glass ceiling faced by women in the running of Scottish universities is beginning to fracture, new figures show.
Scottish students have saved £1 billion in tuition fees under the SNP government while students south of the Border have footed a bill of £14bn, according to Scottish Parliament research.
REFORM of education in England over the past decade has been dramatic and far-reaching.
GLASGOW is one of the best rated universities in the UK when it comes to the quality of student life on offer, according to a poll.
A SCOTTISH university has dropped out of an influential league table of the world's best institutions, prompting calls for sustained public investment in the sector.
NEARLY half of teachers lack confidence in the delivery of flagship new Higher exams less than a year before their introduction, a new survey shows.
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Lecturers at Scottish universities are to be balloted on industrial action in a row over pensions, which could include a marking boycott and a refusal to set exams.
SCHOOL inspectors may be called upon to track effectiveness of education across entire communities under radical new proposals.
Parents are vowing to fight council plans to close up to 10 primary schools and a secondary school in Moray.
THE principal of one of Scotland's most exclusive private schools has left his post after just nine months in the job.
A COUNCIL under fire for controversial proposals to redraw catchment areas has unveiled plans to look at education provision in another part of the city because of demand on a popular primary school.
A PIONEERING initiative to help some of the most vulnerable children settle in to nursery has now been hailed a success.
FUTURE reform of what is taught in schools will be more gradual to ensure better support for pupils and teachers, the Scottish Government has pledged.
HIGHLANDS and Islands University has launched the first scholarship programme to be funded through crowdsourcing, with £100,000 as the initial target.
A UNIVERSITY in England has become the first to have its teacher training course accredited in Scotland.
PARENTS at a primary school claim controversial plans to redraw catchment areas could have a "devastating" impact on the provision of education locally.
A LEADING businessman has spoken of his desire to give a fresh start to pupils who leave school with few qualifications and little hope of a job or further training.
PUPILS who will attend Newlands Junior College will be selected from 11 secondary schools from the south side of Glasgow.
THE rapid expansion of Gaelic school education is providing a major challenge, Scotland's largest local authority has warned.
EXPOSING pupils to Gaelic education in Scottish schools is seen as essential to the preservation of the language.
A GROUND-BREAKING new model of education for disaffected young people is to be launched this week by one of Scotland's leading businessmen - but without the hoped-for public money to help run it.
A SCOTTISH university has been named as one of the best in the UK for lesbian, gay and bisexual students.
Four of the best universities in the world are in the UK, new international rankings show.
HUNDREDS of trainee teachers from Scotland have been left without vital school placements just days before they were due to start.
LECTURERS at two newly-merged Scottish colleges have passed votes of no confidence in their management.